Carl Van Doren

1885 - 1950

A Quote by Carl Van Doren on books

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A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.

Carl Van Doren (1885 - 1950)

Source: quoted by James Thurber in Bermudian, 1950

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A Quote by Carl Van Doren on familiarity, literature, quotations, and speech

The most familiar quotations are the most likely to be misquoted. . . . Some have passed over from literature into speech.

Carl Van Doren (1885 - 1950)

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